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Children's Dance, Helston Flora Day, 1940s-1950s

NumberHESFM:2009.10950.13
PlaceHelston Cornwall United Kingdom
Date1940 — 1959. about
KeywordsLocal Customs Helston Flora Day Children's Dance Meneage Street
PhotographerUnknown
CopyrightImage Courtesy of Helston Museum

Photographic postcard of the Children's Dance, Helston Flora Day, 1940s - 1950s. The dancers are making their way down Meneage Street in front of the old Eddy's shop. There are cars, a lorry full of sand and what appears to be a cattle or horse box, stopped in the road, with onlookers in between the halted traffic. The members of Helston Town Band are not weaaring band uniforms. Part of the Jack Stephens Collection of local photographs.